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Thankful For Families Giveaway


Are you ready for this?!?!? I am! I’m super excited to share this giveaway with you! I’ve partnered with 18 outdoor bloggers to bring you an awesome giveaway sponsored by amazing brands. We want to see what you are thankful for.   Read below for details…     Enter to win the #ThankfulForFamilies #OutdoorFamilies GIVEAWAY! […]

What Does It Take To Backpack With Kids


  J-Man is 6 years old and I’m still surprised at the responses we get when other folks see us backpacking into the wilderness with him. When he was an infant and we hiked you would have thought I had an alien on my back. The comments, although encouraging, were also surprising. It didn’t occur […]

Seeking Summer Adventures

Toddlers seeing the ocean for the first time

  When you think of summer what comes to mind? For me it’s long days playing in the sun, family vacations, ice cream galore, hikes to watering holes to cool off, morning bike rides, floating down the river, and the list goes on and on and on. Now that school is back in session and […]

Wilderness Safety Tips For Kids

Kid hiking

  Just the other day a 10 year old boy was lost in the Uinta Mountain outside of Salt Lake City. As a parent of a 6 year old my heart sank when I heard the news. I couldn’t imagine what the parents were going through. Thank goodness the boy was found safe after 29 […]

Hiking, Biking and Kayaking in the Tetons

  Wow! It’s almost the end of August and summer is almost over. How did that happen? I guess time flies when you’re having fun, right? As I look back on our adventure packed summer our June trip to the Grand Teton National Park seems like eons ago and I have yet to share some […]

Comfort and Style from Aventura

Mom and son in the mountains

  Hopping rocks in the Blake Skimmer Pant and Flannery Top. I’ve been living in this outfit since spring. I love it!   As an active mom who is ALWAYS on the go with a 6 year old I need comfy clothes. Comfy clothes that allow me to jump on rocks, swing around in the […]

Our Grand Tetons Trip in Pictures

Grand Teton National Park

  A couple weeks ago we returned from 13 days in glorious Grand Teton National Park. Bedge leads a photography workshop there every year, so J-Man and I tag along and we turn it into a family vacation. Grand Teton NP is one of my favorite places. It was one of my first national parks […]

Corona Arch Hike in Moab

Corona Arch hike in Moab, UT

    Corona Arch     Details: Length: 3 miles round trip Hours: 2 – 3 Difficulty: moderate (only because of the steps and ladder) Elevation gain: 440 feet Dog friendly: Yes **There is very little shade along this trail, so plan accordingly. Also, there is a canyon below so be mindful of children and […]

Ecōths Father’s Day Giveaway!


  Have you ever been on vacation and you planned to get work done while you were gone and, yet, FUN ends up getting in the way? Ok. Maybe that doesn’t happen to you, but this trip I’ve had a hard time buckling down and finding wi-fi to connect to so I can get some […]

Mother’s Day Giveaway

Happy Mother's Day!

    I just can’t get it together. As much as I try things are popping up left and right preventing me from getting this giveaway going. I wanted to have some grand celebration for Mother’s Day but it’s not happening. I might be procrastinating a bit because Sunday is not only Mother’s Day it […]